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Allegory in Honor of the Collegio Romano

about 1624-1636
Claude Mellan (French, 1598–1688), After Pietro da Cortona (Pietro Berrettini) (Italian (Roman), 1596–1669)


Catalogue Raisonné

IFF 253, iii/iii; Le Blanc 308; Montaiglon 261

Dimensions

Sheet: 27.5 × 36.1 cm (10 13/16 × 14 3/16 in.)(trimmed within the platemark)

Accession Number

M17828

Medium or Technique

Engraving

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Markings

Verso, lower left-center, stamped in violet ink, the mark of the MFA Croft Bequest (Lugt 469)

Provenance

The Gardner Brewer Collection; Mrs. Arthur Croft (Caroline A. Brewer)(died 1898); her bequest to the MFA January 1, 1902

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection